Quality and Quantity… OR Quality versus Quantity…?

Mom has freshly prepared ginger concoction for an aroma filled tea. The pervasive aroma fills the air around you and invites you for a “Tea with your mom”. Do you think of “quality” or “quantity” at this point in time? Your toddler is toddling with small, tiny, hesitant steps forward to run through the restContinue reading “Quality and Quantity… OR Quality versus Quantity…?”

Week-2 Day-4

RESPECTING EACH CHILD’S INDIVIDUAL GIFTS Saathvik had invited Shreyas over to study for an important mathematics test. Struggling with a problem, Saathvik asked Shreyas for some help. When Saathvik’s mother saw this, she contemptuously said, “Shreyas is so much smarter than you. He can solve these problems so fast! Why are you so slow?” HisContinue reading “Week-2 Day-4”

Week-2 Day-2

LEARNING THE ART OF PATIENCE “Mother, what does this say?” A boy held up a book for his mother to see. “It says, ‘Mesopotamia’. It’s not too hard. Say it,” she replied curtly. The boy sat there and attempted to mimic his mother’s pronuncuation. “ME-POT-O-SEMIA” he sounded out. “No. Pay attention. Mesopotamia” “ME-POT-O-SEMIA”  His motherContinue reading “Week-2 Day-2”

Week-1 Day-5

UNDERSTANDING THE VALUE OF HARD WORK A group of Indian Businessmen went to see the Mitutoyo Factory, famous for manufacturing precision measuring instruments, in Japan. They were given a tour by one pf the company’s smart, bright, young engineers. As they exited each section of the factory, they were constantly surprised to find that theContinue reading “Week-1 Day-5”